GIC, others invest US$700m in XPO Logistics

GIC itself is investing US$250 million and will have a 7.5 per cent stake. -Reuters

Property curbs may be eased only in H2 2015: Report

Merrill Lynch report says prices would have dropped by over 10% by then. -ST

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Come by for a closer look. Take a guide tour to check out the sprawling campus and take part in the activities for unique learning experiences. -Advertising feature

Jetsons-style homes for the heartland?

Houses might come with energy sensors that monitor consumption, as well as motion sensors which sound the alarm if an elderly resident is in trouble. -MYP

What does your desk say about you?

Let's face it: It's easy to fall into a comfort zone once you've been with your organisation for a while. - The Star/ANN

Qualifications must be right for the job one wants: Heng

Education Minister Heng Swee Keat made plain that recommendations by the Aspire committee to improve ITE and polytechnic vocational education were not meant to dissuade Singaporeans from upgrading themselves. -ST

More SMEs here feeling the squeeze

They are hit by rising business costs and slimmer profit margins: Survey. -ST

HDB towns to employ smart technologies

Public housing in Singapore will be boosted in years to come as the Housing Board intends to roll out smart technologies to its towns.

More workplace deaths and injuries occur in first half of 2014

In total, workplace injuries and fatalities rose by 14% and 20% respectively. -AsiaOne

Common money mistakes married couples make

Many couples fight over finances and have a hard time compromising when it comes to money. -AsiaOne

Resale prices of private homes up 0.4% in August: Singapore Real Estate Exchange

August's price gain was led by the city area and city fringes, which reported increases of 4.8 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively. -BT

Community Leaders worry about seniors' lack of financial savvy

The concern stems in part from recently announced policy changes to the Lease Buyback and CPF schemes. -ST

Beware of shops swiping your credit card twice

That extra swipe of your credit card by some merchants compromises your personal data and breaches data protection laws. -My Paper

Wow of a house

Passers-by seeing Eric Cheng's house for the first time are likely to stop and stare - which is exactly the kind of reaction he wants. -BT

HDB resale prices slump for 7th straight month: S'pore Real Estate Exchange

Resale prices continued to slump, marking a new low since January 2012. -ST


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